Focus on German Studies is an annually published journal which features the original scholarship of graduate students. We are currently seeking articles for publication for Vol. 25/26 for the 2018/2019 academic year, due October 1, 2018.
Focus casts as broad a net as possible, encouraging publication on all aspects of German Studies to reflect the varied intellectual engagement and research conducted by graduate students. Submissions are accepted in English and German.
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 13 August 2018 to 20 August 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.
EUROPEAN HISTORY / STUDIES
Austrian Studies Association Annual Conference 2019
CFP: Diversity, Decolonialization, and the German Curriculum
Application Deadline: Sept 14, 2018
Conference Dates: March 1-3, 2019 (arrival Feb. 28)
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
Amanda Randall, St. Olaf College
Kathryn Sederberg, Kalamazoo College
The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 6 August 2018 to 13 August 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-German. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to email@example.com, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.
GERMAN HISTORY / STUDIES
In this second special issue of German Politics and Society, titled “The Politics and Power after the 2017 Bundestag Election,” the contributions continue the in-depth examination of German politics after the September 2017 Bundestag elections.
The latest issue of the Bulletin of the German Historical Institute (Washington) has just been published online and in print.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The JDC Archives is pleased to announce the launch of its revamped website. Along with a crisper and cleaner look and improved navigation, the site’s functionality has been modernized, making it more user and mobile friendly. The website also includes a collection database with pdfs of documents, images of photos and artifacts and an index of 500,000 names.
Hartmut Berghoff, Jan L. Logemann, Felix Römer, eds. The Consumer on the Home Front: Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective. London: Oxford University Press, 2017. ix + 371 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878426-5.
Reviewed by Manuel Schramm (Technische Universität Chemnitz) Published on H-German (August, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Sara Lennox. Remapping Black Germany: New Perspectives on Afro-German History, Politics, and Culture. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016. 376 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-231-7.
Reviewed by Robbie Aitken (Sheffield Hallam University, Humanities Research Center) Published on H-German (April, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Jochen Böhler, Robert Gerwarth, eds. The Waffen-SS: A European History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xviii + 372 pp. Illustrations. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-879055-6.
Reviewed by Jeff Rutherford (Wheeling Jesuit University) Published on H-German (March, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Bodie A. Ashton. The Kingdom of Württemberg and the Making of Germany, 1815-1871. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 240 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-00007-0.
Reviewed by Ursula Rombeck-Jaschinski (Universität Stuttgart) Published on H-German (February, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50116
Noah Benezra Strote. Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. xii + 357 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21905-0.
Reviewed by Mark Clark (University of Virginia-Wise) Published on H-German (February, 2018) Commissioned by David Harrisville
Janosch Steuwer. "Ein Drittes Reich, wie ich es auffasse": Politik, Gesellschaft und privates Leben in Tagebüchern 1933-1939. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2017. 611 pp. EUR 49.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-8353-3003-0.
Reviewed by Kathryn Sederberg (Kalamazoo College) Published on H-German (January, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50185
John C. Swanson. Tangible Belonging: Negotiating Germanness in Twentieth-Century Hungary. Pitt Russian East European Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017. 464 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6429-2.
Reviewed by H. Glenn Penny (University of Iowa) Published on H-German (January, 2018) Commissioned by David Harrisville
Sandrine Kott. Communism Day-to-Day: State Enterprises in East German Society. Trans. Lisa Godin-Roger. Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany Series. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014. 368 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11871-7.
Reviewed by Ned Richardson-Little (University of Exeter) Published on H-German (November, 2017) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
James C. Enns. Saving Germany: North American Protestants and Christian Mission to West Germany, 1945 -1974. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 328 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4913-5.
Reviewed by Benjamin C. Pearson (Excelsior College) Published on H-German (November, 2017) Commissioned by David Harrisville
Jan Hansen. Abschied vom Kalten Krieg?: Die Sozialdemokraten und der Nachrüstungsstreit (1977–1987). Berlin: de Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2016. viii + 289 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-11-044684-5.
Reviewed by Claudia Kemper (Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung) Published on H-German (October, 2017) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal